Title: Alternative Cropping Systems and Soil Health
Lead Community Sponsor: Solar Corridor Crop System Community
Cosponsor: ASA Section: Land Management and Conservation
Community Cosponsor: Soil Health Community
Format: Oral Topical Session
Keywords: Agroforestry, intercropping, soil health and solar corridor
Session Description: The solar corridor, intercropping, strip cropping and many other alternative cropping systems have an effect on soil health compared to conventional cropping systems. This session will provide a special focus on those systems and how muiltiple spcies and light interception and penetration result in changes in soil health properties.